Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Spiritual Renewal Study Bible

Experience New Growth and Transformation in Your Spiritual Walk
Are you experiencing a hunger to know God more completely in your life? Do you long for a deeper connection with him? If so, then the NIV Spiritual Renewal Bible—the recipient of the 1999 ECPA Gold Medallion Award—is for you. Using a time-tested process honed over decades of counseling and teaching, Stephen Arterburn employs 7 core principles of spiritual renewal and refreshment, connecting you more closely with God’s Spirit through his Word and helping you to develop the deep, satisfying change you desire in your spiritual life.
• 66 book introductions focused on the thematic study and spiritual renewal aspects of each Bible book
• Text notes highlight renewal themes as they emerge from the text of the Bible
• Multi-feature character profiles assess how different personalities managed different challenges in their walk with God
• Spiritual keys devotional reading plan: Two cycles (OT and NT) of 49 devotions each lead the reader through 7 keys of spiritual renewal with 7 devotions for each key
• Spiritual disciplines essays that describe the various disciplines of the faith such as prayer, Scripture reading, and others
• Spiritual disciplines profiles: one-page articles that describe how certain characters of the Bible employed the various Spiritual disciplines in their lives.

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Over all the Spiritual Renewal study Bible is a nice easy to use study guide. The hard cover gives it a sturdy make for durability. There is a commentary for each verse of the bible. Key people of the bible have a profile page within the chapter that they are introduced and gives a summary of that person. The profile includes negative aspects and positive aspects of that person. This feature is a good add to help someone that has possibly never read a bible or who is a young convert understand about who they are reading about. The index has a spiritual, discipline, devotional profile sections. The key spiritual disciplines can be found throughout the bible but the index breaks down each key and gives the location of each key devotional.
The only negative thing I found was the small font size, especially the commentary. People who have trouble with small print may have trouble reading this Bible.
I gave this Bible 4 stars. I would buy this Bible for a new Christian.
I was given a copy of this Bible by the publisher for my honest review.


  1. Sounds like a fabulous Bible. Thanks for the heads up, Mary!

  2. Sounds like something that I would love to read. Thanks Mary for this review!

  3. Sounds interesting Mary. Thanks for your review. The small font size wouldn't work very well for me.

    Judy B